THE construction of a new terminal building at Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport will be completed in May 2013 ahead of schedule in readiness for 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly, Project manager Peter Kapala has said.
The stock of portfolio equity investment assets abroad in the first quarter of 2012 was recorded at $3.39 million and slightly went up to $3.46 million in the second quarter of the year.
Bank of Zambia (BoZ) director-economics Emmanuel Mulenga Pamu said the Zambia's portfolio investments abroad increased from $0.1 million in 2010 to $3.5 million in 2012.
With regard to the recipient countries, the foreign investment and investor perceptions in Zambia -2012 survey findings indicates that Botswana was the main destination accounting for more than 90.0 per cent of the stock. Dr Pamu said in Lusaka that the portfolio investment holdings were in the form of equity held in listed enterprises abroad by the resident enterprises.